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Meaning of “ankle” in the English Dictionary

"ankle" in British English

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anklenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈæŋ.kl̩/
B1 the joint (= ​place where two ​bones are ​connected) between the ​foot and the ​leg, or the ​thinpart of the ​leg just above the ​foot: I ​fell over and sprained/​twisted my ankle.

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(Definition of ankle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"ankle" in American English

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anklenoun [C]

 us   /ˈæŋ·kəl/
the ​jointconnecting the ​foot to the ​leg, or the ​thinpart of the ​leg just above the ​foot
(Definition of ankle from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “ankle”
in Korean 발목…
in Arabic كاحِل…
in Malaysian buku lali…
in French cheville…
in Russian щиколотка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 踝關節, 踝…
in Italian caviglia…
in Turkish ayak bileği…
in Polish kostka…
in Spanish tobillo…
in Vietnamese mắt cá chân…
in Portuguese tornozelo…
in Thai ข้อเท้า…
in German der Knöchel…
in Catalan turmell…
in Japanese 足首, くるぶし…
in Chinese (Simplified) 踝关节, 踝…
in Indonesian mata kaki…
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